Author J.R. Gonzalez Self-Publishes His Horror Novels with Xlibris

Author J.R. Gonzalez Self-Publishes His Horror Novels with Xlibris

J.R. Gonzalez: “My name is J.R. Gonzalez. I write horror fiction. I like to scare people. I like to tell people to sleep with the lights on and to blame me for their nightmares. Horror has always fascinated me, but I’ve always liked the old monsters: Frankenstein, Dracula, The Wolfman, The Mummy. Those are my…Continue reading Author J.R. Gonzalez Self-Publishes His Horror Novels with Xlibris

Books Are Magic: Author Emma Straub’s new bookstore | Signature Views Mini-Doc

Books Are Magic: Author Emma Straub’s new bookstore | Signature Views Mini-Doc

There are just certain things that I believe to be true and one of them is that Books are Magic. I’m Emma Straub, novelist, bookseller. Welcome to Books Are Magic. Maybe it’s that I don’t have enough hobbies or play sports of any kind but on like a Saturday afternoon – afternoon meaning like 9:00…Continue reading Books Are Magic: Author Emma Straub’s new bookstore | Signature Views Mini-Doc

Book Promo Video – Interview with Author Chris Keil about his latest novel ‘Flirting at the Funeral’

[music] Cillian Press Presents a cillian press production as part of it’s author interview series featuring a new novel by Chris Keil ‘Flirting at the Funeral’ What was your inspiration for Flirting at the Funeral? Chris Keil. Author of Flirting at the Funeral I wanted to write a book about film making partly because I…Continue reading Book Promo Video – Interview with Author Chris Keil about his latest novel ‘Flirting at the Funeral’

Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)

Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)

There’s a story told about the great composer Stravinsky. The story goes, one day Stravinsky was playing a new composition, and a student was listening outside. And when Stravinsky finished, the student ran in and said, “Master! Master! “It is wonderful! “But what does it mean?” And note, by the way, how Stravinsky’s students behaved…Continue reading Theme: why your story matters (writing tip 70)

Textile Tidbits #2: the Lengberg Bra (Inspiration for worldbuilders, writers, & artists)

The first modern bra was patented in 1914 by Mary Phelps Jacobs. She was a busty woman, and invented it out of sheer frustration, trying to cope with the new fashions, which were cut for slim and boyish figures, and furthermore, were made from light and sheer fabrics, which betrayed her corsets beneath. Who knew…Continue reading Textile Tidbits #2: the Lengberg Bra (Inspiration for worldbuilders, writers, & artists)

Writing Tips – What is Narrative Poetry? (Podcast)

Writing Tips – What is Narrative Poetry? (Podcast)

Hi everyone. Anna from Girls on Key. We do videos and podcasts about poetry. Today’s video is about narrative poetry. What is narrative. What is poetry and what is narrative poetry? Hey guys so today we’re talking about narrative poetry. What aspects of storytelling in poetics make up narrative poetry and what are some examples?…Continue reading Writing Tips – What is Narrative Poetry? (Podcast)

The Rising – Post-Apocalyptic SciFi Short Film

The Rising – Post-Apocalyptic SciFi Short Film

(heavy breathing) (wind) (a distant alarm) (alarm) (fast alarm) (fast alarm) (friendly beep) (dramatic music) (distant thunder) (dramatic music continuous) (distant thunder) (the music stops) (distant thunder) (alarm starts) (distant machine sounds) (a door opens) (alarm) (footsteps) (alarm stops) (inaudible intercom) (an approaching helicopter) (fast alarm) (distant helicopter) (gunshot) (action music) (heavy breathing) (music slows…Continue reading The Rising – Post-Apocalyptic SciFi Short Film